Reports from week 8 of the Sandrock Service Isle of Wight Indoor Cricket League

Sandrock Service Isle of Wight Indoor Cricket League week 8 Reports and results.


Bembridge 151-3 beat Wootton 145-4 by 3 wickets

Newport ale House 149-3 beat Freshwater 81-5 by 68 runs

Young Cavaliers 140-4 beat Arreton 94 all out by 46 runs

Ryde CC Youth 206-1 beat Binstead Royals 77-4 by 129 runs


League leaders, Ryde CC Youth, compiled a record score of 206-1 against a hapless Binstead Royals team. Sam Starkins top-scored with 53 not out fro Youth and none of the Royals’ bowlers could contain the rampant Ryde batsmen. Without any hope of overhauling such a huge score, Binstead limped to 77-4 in reply.

In a high-scoring match Bembridge chased down 146 to beat Wootton by 3 wickets. A fine opening partnership between Ben Self (34*) and Steve Sprake (33*) had enabled Wootton to set Bembridge a challenging target. Lee Thompson, with a match-winning innings of 49 not out and Karl Lacey responded in positive fashion and Bembridge reached the target with an over to spare.

¬†Freshwater’s woes continued as they slumped to a 68 runs defeat to Newport Ale House. Chris Ash, Owain Hooper and Toby Corbin were the main contributors to the Ale House’s total of 149-3. Freshwater lost early wickets and never recovered, finishing on 81-5.

In the morning’s remaining match, Young Cavaliers easily brushed aside Arreton. Batting first, they made 140-4. Andy Loudon top-scored with 64 not out and Sam Rockley made 41. Arreton never looked like reaching the target and stuttered to 94 all out in reply.

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